Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
- Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about end-of-life care among inner-city African Americans and LatinosWendi Born
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
J Palliat Med 7:247-56. 2004..This project explored end-of-life care preferences and barriers among low-income, urban African Americans and Latino/Hispanic Americans (Latinos) to uncover factors that may influence hospice utilization...
- Colorectal cancer screening, perceived discrimination, and low-income and trust in doctors: a survey of minority patientsWendi Born
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
BMC Public Health 9:363. 2009..S., this study investigated the relationship between perceived discrimination, trust in most doctors, and completion of Fecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT) among a low-income, minority primary care population in an urban setting...
- Knowledge and perceptions of colorectal cancer screening among urban African AmericansK Allen Greiner
Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan 66160, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:977-83. 2005..To explore colorectal cancer (CRC) screening knowledge, attitudes, barriers, and preferences among urban African Americans as a prelude to the development of culturally appropriate interventions to improve screening for this group...
- Concordance of patient-physician obesity diagnosis and treatment beliefs in rural practice settingsAndrea Charbonneau Ely
Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
J Rural Health 22:364-6. 2006....
- Discussing weight with obese primary care patients: physician and patient perceptionsK Allen Greiner
Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:581-7. 2008..To evaluate patient-provider agreement on whether weight and related behaviors were discussed during routine visits...
- Predictors of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) completion among low-income adultsK Allen Greiner
Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Prev Med 41:676-84. 2005..Sociocultural mediators of FOBT adherence have not been extensively studied in lower income, minority populations. This study prospectively studied FOBT return in a low-income, multiethnic population...
- Assessing overweight, obesity, diet, and physical activity in college studentsTerry T K Huang
Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
J Am Coll Health 52:83-6. 2003..Most college students are not meeting dietary and physical activity guidelines, suggesting the need for prevention interventions and increased understanding of overweight in college students...
- Homelessness and smoking cessation: insights from focus groupsKolawole S Okuyemi
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 8:287-96. 2006..Smoking restrictions at homeless service facilities and funding for smoking cessation assistance in this underserved population may help to reduce prevalence...
- Ecologic correlates of obesity in rural obese adultsRebecca E Lee
Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, Giarrison Gymnasium 104 E, 3855 Holman Rd, Houston, TX 77004, USA
J Am Coll Nutr 26:424-33. 2007..We examined relationships of individual and environmental factors with obesity and trying to lose weight in rural residents...